Charles A. Gomez LL.B. (Hons) of counsel is a Gibraltarian lawyer and one time politician, and founder of the right of centre New Gibraltar Democracy (NGD) Party.
Gomez was born in Gibraltar on 23 April 1959 and was called to the Bars of England, Wales and Gibraltar in 1982. For several years in the 1990s he wrote a weekly piece in the newsweekly "Vox" and was at one time heavily involved in powerboat racing having organised Royal Yachting Association and Union Internationale Motonautique events in Gibraltar.
He was retained by the suspended Chief Justice of Gibraltar, Derek Schofield, in proceedings for the removal of Gibraltar's senior judge heard by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London which resulted in a 4/3 split of that court ...
Equality Rights Group GGR has today welcomed a call to open debate on the issue of age of consent made by Charles Gomez (NGD). “Indeed, as everyone knows, GGR has been openly talking of this issue for the past 7 years,” the group said.
“But why did Mr Gomez deprive voters of open debate regarding his policies on these long-standing issues by maintaining a studied silence on them? Especially when he acknowledges the issues are not simple and require debate,” the group asks.
“He did this not only during his Election campaign, but also we have no recollection ...